human trafficking http://wfpl.org en Project Seeks Volunteers to Combat Human Trafficking During the Kentucky Derby http://wfpl.org/post/project-seeks-volunteers-combat-human-trafficking-during-kentucky-derby <p>An organization dedicated to ending human trafficking is asking for as many as 200 outreach volunteers to help combat human trafficking during the Kentucky Derby season.</p><p class="c1">Cities that host national events such as the Derby see "a huge increase in the number of potential victims" of human trafficking, said Matthew Clark, director of the Redlight Project. Clark said another concern is that many people, particularly minors, who run away or get lost in cities become entangled in human trafficking.</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Colleen O'Leary 9136 at http://wfpl.org Project Seeks Volunteers to Combat Human Trafficking During the Kentucky Derby Human Trafficking Bill Passes Senate Committee, Poised to Become Kentucky Law http://wfpl.org/post/human-trafficking-bill-passes-senate-committee-poised-become-kentucky-law <p></p><p>A bill that would strengthen Kentucky's human trafficking laws has passed a Senate committee and appears ready to finally become law.</p><p>House Bill 3 is sponsored by state Rep.&nbsp;Sannie Overly, a Paris Democrat and the House majority caucus chair.. It's consider so-called "safe harbor legislation," which would require treatment for victims of human trafficking instead of legal ramifications, such as prostitution or immigration charges.</p> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 16:20:59 +0000 Kenny Colston 4379 at http://wfpl.org Human Trafficking Bill Passes Senate Committee, Poised to Become Kentucky Law